Swaz Tekkers FC 3-1 Bana UO
Josh Yanuck and Dylan Deloia scored to give Tekkers a 2-0 half time lead against Bana UO in the first BU18 semi final. Dylan added a second after the break and despite Jake Moisanu pulling a goal back Tekkers moved into the final winning 3-1.
One Pound Fish 1-3 H Footy
H Footy dominated the first half against One Pound Fish and were 3-0 up at half time thanks to goals by Luke Weiner, an own goal and a Chris Callan Penalty kick.
One Pound Fish improved in the second half but could only manage one goal through Carl Barnard and H Footy held on comfortably to take their place in the final.
Swaz Tekkers 2-0 H Footy
The final proved to be a close game with the only goal in the first half scored by Tekkers’ Austin Borina after a bad mix up in the H Footy box.
H Footy pressed after the break but couldn’t break down a strong Tekkers defense and Kyle Kelly sealed the win with a late goal to give Tekkers the 2-0 victory.
Bana UO took third place with a 3-2 win over One Pound Fish. Jack Taliercio, Jake Moisanu and Eddie Serwan scored in the first half for Bana with James Cameron replying twice for Fish in the second half.
Chaos 0-1 Destroyers
Declan O’Donnell’s first half strike gave the Destroyers a 1-0 half time lead over Chaos in the first BU10 semi final and it proved to be an important goal as Chaos failed to find an equalizer despite plenty of late pressure. The Destroyers, who went into the game as the fourth seed, team moved into the final after an impressive display.
Southdown Flyers 1-0 Harborfields Barca
Another close semi final followed as the Southdown Flyers shut out Harborfields Barca in a second 1-0 game. Jack Steinberg scored the winning goal late in the first half to take the Flyers through to the final.
Destroyers 1-2 Southdown Flyers
Jesse Giavacco opened the scoring for the Destroyers early in the first half of a competitive final. Jack Steinberg tied it up before half time for the Flyers and a goal mid way through the second half by Christian Luca was enough to hand the Flyers a hard fought victory and the champions trophies, 2-1 the final score.
Grant Kurland scored twice for Chaos in the third place game to claim the Golden Boot trophy as they beat Barca 3-1, Sam Dinstell added the third.
Congratulations to the Flyers on their win and to Grant Kurland for finishing top of the Golden Boot table!
Super Sane Smithrown 2-3 Valencia
Favorites Super Sane Smithtown found themselves a goal down in the opening minute of the first BU12-13 semi final. Yovanni Rivera scored and Valencia held the lead until early in the second half when Gavin Reis slipped the ball in at the back post to tie it up for Smithtown.
Top scorer Alex Tylar gave Smithrown a 2-1 lead shortly after and it looked like being enough to take them to the final until a late equalizer by Valencia’s Ethan Blanski took the game into overtime. Winning the coin toss was a huge bonus for Valencia as they worked the ball forward straight from the kick off and Ethan Blanski scored the ‘Golden Goal’ to take them into the Final.
Spurs 3-2 CSH Vipers
Dante Salgado opened the scoring for the Vipers early in the second semi final but two quick goals by Spurs just before half time turned the game around. Lennon Harrington equalized before Anthony Labombada made it 2-1 right after. A tight second half followed and as Spurs dropped deeper looking to hold onto the lead but Connor Mitchell side footed the ball in with just seconds remaining to take another game into overtime.
With penalties looming Spurs broke forward and Lennon Harrington’s shot from outside the box found the bottom corner to send Spurs into the final.
Valencia 1-2 Hbc Spurs
With the top two seeds knocked out Valencia and Spurs went head to head in an entertaining final. Yovanni Rivera gave Valencia the lead for second game in succession with a firm drive but seconds before half time Spurs’ Carlos Banegas side footed the ball into the corner to send the teams into the half time break tied at 1-1.
The second half was end to end but failed to produce a winning goal so another game went to sudden death overtime. Penalties again looked a possibility but Lennon Harrington found space and his shot again found the corned to win a nail biter 2-1 for Spurs.
The consolation games saw Hbc Revolution tie 1-1 with Super Sane Smithtown then 2-2 with CSH Vipers.
Golden Boot winner Alex Tylar added another to his total for Smithtown and Ryan Curran was on target for Hbc in the first game. Ryan scored again against the Vipers and Dylan Cahill added a second but two goals by the Vipers Dylan Hayden evened things up.
Congratulations to Spurs for taking first place and to Alex Tylar on his Golden Boot success.
Celtic 6-0 Sounders
Celtic dominated the first semi final against the Sounders with Byron Araujo hitting a hat trick in the 6-0 victory. Jonathan Morales added two and Grant Kurland one as Celtic moved into the final.
Liverpool 4-1 CSH Outlaws
Colin Lennon gave the Outlaws an early lead in the second semi final but Liverpool forced their way back into it with Lennon Harrington scoring twice to give them a 2-1 advantage at half time.
Nick Kump extended Liverpool’s lead and Lennon completed his hat trick to make the final score 4-1 in their favor.
Celtic 3-2 Liverpool
An own goal gave Celtic an early lead in the final over Liverpool but Dylan Gugin tied it up before half time. A close second half saw Lennon Harrington give Liverpool the lead and it looked like being the winner until Byron Araujo scored with only eight seconds remaining to take the game to sudden death overtime. After a tense couple of minutes a scramble in the Liverpool box ended with Jonathan Morales poking home the winner from close range to give Celtic the first place trophies!
In the consolation games Nate Vorhees scored twice in the Sounders 2-0 win over Juventus then Colin Lennon was on target twice in the Outlaws 6-0 victory over Juventus.
Congratulations to Celtic on their victory and to Lennon Harrington for winning the Golden Boot
Hbc Chelsea 2-1 Harborfields Bulls
After a tight and scoreless first half Liam Bayne gave the Bulls a 1-0 lead over HBC Chelsea. Chelsea didn’t take long to respond and Chase Podlas equalized before Eli Solinsky scored a late winner to take them into the final, 2-1.
Ajax 4-0 Harborfields Bears
Two goals by Elijah Prywes goals gave Ajax a 2-0 half time lead against the Bears in the second semi final. The Bears threatened after the break but two late goals by Daniel Chung saw Ajax move into the final winning 4-0.
Ajax 1-3 Hbc Chelsea
Chelsea started the final confidently and took the lead through a Patrick Damien strike from outside the box. Jake Marcus added a second and Liam Henry a third as Chelsea took control. Ajax stepped it up in the second half and pulled a goal back when Marcello Dhir scored but it wasn’t enough and Chelsea held on comfortably for the 3-1 triumph!
The Bulls overcame the Bears 2-1 in the third place game, Jack Rooney and Jack Hochheiser scored for the Bulls and Dominick Salerno for the Bears.
Congratulations to Hbc Chelsea on their first place finish and to Elijah Prywes for winning the Golden Boot
SH Herricanes 4-0 Legends
The Legends played well in their semi final against the SH Herricanes but the Herricanes were too strong and came out on top winning 4-0. Top scorer Britney Cisneros was on target twice, Hannah O’Neil and Kathleen O’Mara completed the scoring.
CSH Wrecking Balls 3-0 HBC Mighty Tigers
A confident performance by the Wrecking Balls saw them move into the final beating the HBC Mighty Tigers 3-0 in the second semi final, Emmy Evans, Riley Murtaugh and Amelia Bentley scored the goals.
SH Herricanes 2-1 CSH Wrecking Balls
A tense final followed and it was the Wrecking Balls who stuck first when Grace Abatemarco gave them a first half lead. The Herricanes pressed after the break and their pressure eventually paid off when Kathleen O’Mara equalized with only three minutes remaining. Sudden death overtime was needed to separate the teams and it didn’t take long for the Herricanes to finish it off. Britney Cisneros poked the ball home from close range to win it for the Herricanes who stayed unbeaten all season.
In the third place game the Hbc Mighty Tigers beat the Legends 2-1, Ana Tagliento and Sophia Winger scored the goals.
Congratulations to SH Herricanes on their victory and to Britney Cisneros for winning the Golden Boot
Huntington United 1-0 Levittown Green
A competitive semi final saw both teams miss chances in a fast paced first half that ended 0-0. The second half was the same and the first goal was always going to be important. United made the breakthrough mid way though the second half when Ryan Gannon scored and they held on to move into the final, 1-0.
Levittown White 0-4 Chelsea FC
A confident Chelsea team took a 1-0 lead into half time thanks to a Lorenzo Cali strike. Levittown pushed for an equalizer but Lorenzo added two more after the break and Lennon Harrington added a fourth as Chelsea came out on top 4-0.
Chelsea FC 6-1 Huntington United
An exciting and intense final saw Huntington United and Chelsea FC go head to head and it was Chelsea who took an early lead when Liam Harrington’s volley found the corner of the net. Joey Rodriguez in the Chelsea goal made some important saves to keep Chelsea in front and just before they break the extended the lead when Lorenzo Cali scored from close range.
Two quick goals after the break put Chelsea in control, Liam Harrington scored his second before Lorenzo Cali made it 4-0 with his second. With United pushing forward Chelsea hit two more on the break through Lennon Harrington then Shay Daly before Dylan Thody scored a late penalty for United to complete the scoring.
In the consolation games Benfica and Hbc Arsenal played a double header. Benfica won the first game 5-1, Andrew Lynch and Christian Lizama scored twice and David Lazaro once with Brian Lizama replying for Arsenal. The second game was closer and ended 3-3. Bryan Lizama scored twice for Arsenal to take the Golden Boot title.
Congratulations to Chelsea FC for their win and to Bryan Lizama on his Golden Boot success!
Whitman FC 3-1 Outlaws Green
Outlaws Green took the lead against the top seed Whitman FC in the first semi final when Ian Kaiser scored. Sebastian Koch restored parity before the break when he netted for Whitman and second half goals by Arnold Aguilera and Daniel Dileo gave Whitman a 3-1 victory and a place in the final.
Smithtown EMK 2-0 Vikingos
Both teams showed plenty of composure and ability in a close semi final. Neither team could break the deadlock in a tight first half but Noah Rosenblatt fired home mid way through the second half to give Smithtown the lead. With the Vikingos pressing to tie it up Noah scored his and Whitman’s second to make it 2-0 as they claimed their place in the final.
Whitman FC 4-1 Smithtown EMK
Another close game saw Noah Rosenblatt score from distance to give Smithtown the lead in the BU15 final. Arnold Aguilera tied it up for Whitman and the teams went into the half time break at 1-1.
Sebastian Koch gave Whitman their first lead of the game in early in the second half. Smithtown had chances to draw level but couldn’t make their pressure count and two late goals by Peter Humann and Chris Schindler gave Whitman a 4-1 victory and the winners medals.
In the consolation games Outlaws White beat Outlaws Green 2-1 and the Vikingos beat Outlaws White 4-0. Alan Calderon scored twice for the Vikingos, Adrian Astudillo and Golden Boot winner Raul Sanchez netted the others.
Congratulations to Whitman FC on a great season and their first place finish and to Raul Sanchez for taking the Golden Boot!